Borderway Store and Breeding Sheep Sale

23rd September 2019

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 23rd September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Store sheep.

STORE SHEEP: A great run of sheep were forward at the weekly sale, seeing store sheep very well bid for, however demand was less on the week.

Topping the trade at £67 was a pen of Beltex cross lambs from Mesrs Brownrigg, How Hill Farm, Penrith. With other pens following at £65 and £60.50 from the same home.

Leading prices per head: Beltex £67, £65, £60.50 (x2) How Hill Farm, £59 Southernby Hall, £55 Burthwaite, Texel £60, £57 Chesterwood Farmhouse, £60, £57 Holm Cottage, £59.50, £59 Kirkhouse Farm, £59, £58, £58, £57 New House Farm, £58.50 Nirvana, £58 Dollard Farm, £57 Skelgill House Farm, £56 The Croft, £56.50 How Hill Farm, £56 Ghyll House, Suffolk £58.50 Green Close, £57.50 Low Fauld Farm, Dutch Spotted £57.50 Low Fauld Farm, Greyfaced £52 Fairhill Farm, £52 Meadow Flat, £50.50 Lonning Foot, £50 Green Close, £47 Cold Shields, £47 Demesne Farm, Charollais £50 Applegarth.

BREEDING SHEEP: The weekly breeding sheep sale included the Annual second sale of Mule gimmer shearlings, which saw quality runs selling well to a busy ringside of buyers.

Topping the Continental trade was a pen of Rouge gimmers selling to £165 from Messrs Smithson, Skelcies Hall, Kirkby Stephen, followed by Beltex from Messrs Gillett, Kiln Croft selling to £154 and £140.

In the Mule section, older ewes were in demand selling to £111 for a pen of 20 2shear ewes from Messrs Waugh, the Flatt.

Leading prices per head:
Shearling Gimmers: Rouge £165, £140, £122 Skelcies Hall, Beltex £154, £140 Kiln Croft, Texel £140 Branteth, £132 (x2), £102 Wood Foot, £106 Skelsceugh Farm, Charollais £135 Wood Foot, £120 Branteth, Greyfaced £114, £104 Broomhills, £113 (x2) Waterside, £109, £105, £100 Fell View Farm, £108 Low Wood Bank, £105 West House Farm, Suffolk £106 Wood Foot, Aberfield £102, £82 Shire Lodge.

Ewes: Rouge £162 Skelcies Hall, Texel £118, £96, £92 Hall Farm, Greyfaced £111, £110, £101, £92 The Flatt, £95 Outgang Farm, Suffolk £99, £96, £84 Hall Farm, £93, £88, £80 Outgang Farm, Herdwick £62, £45 Applegarth.

Ewe Lambs: Texel £83 Harewalls.

For further information on store and breeding sheep sales a Borderway please contact David Fearon 07500173273.